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Jones Swinging a Hot Bat in June

Jones Swinging a Hot Bat in June

Garrett Jones is on a hot streak in June after making an adjustment. - Image Credit: Mark Olson

Garrett Jones has made a few adjustments at the plate recently. After struggling in the month of May, where he hit just .206/.231/.397 over 22 games, Jones has been swinging a hot bat for the Pirates in June. Over eight games this month, Jones has already belted out two home runs, which matched his total from all of May, and connected for a double while driving in six. Those long balls came on back-to-back starts against National League Central rival Milwaukee Brewers.

"Just relaxing a little bit more, staying up the middle,"  Jones said of his adjustments. "Just seeing the ball, letting the ball travel. What’s been key has been developing a routine before each game. Just doing the same th...

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